Searching for body:png only returns emails containing embedded PNG images. Is there way to search for any image format?

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I would try body:(png OR jpg); or, (body:png OR body:jpg)


There is no way to search for any image format. One possible workaround is from juzzle on reddit:

the only practical method is to search for messages with Not Has Attachments and filter by size - emails with embedded images will typically be larger than 100 kB - less than that will only find emails with embedded signature/footer images.

which would be size:large hasattachment:false according to https://lookeen.com/blog/tips-to-narrow-your-search-criteria-using-the-most-important-search-commands.

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